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African Upheavals Since Independence

by Grace Stuart Ibingira

<p>Grace Ibingira seeks the fundamental causes of the widespread upheavals (at least thirty-eight army coups in the past fifteen years) in African states today and finds them in the inadequate colonial preparation of African leaders for the ...

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African Virtues in the Pursuit of Conviviality: Exploring Local Solutions in Light of Global Prescriptions

by Gebre,Yntiso, Gebre,Yntiso

African societies have rich histories, cultural heritages, knowledge systems, philosophies, and institutions that they have shaped and reshaped through history. However, the continent has been repeatedly portrayed negatively as plagued by ...

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Afrocentric Traditions

by Jr. Conyers

<p>Ever since the first contacts between Europe and Africa, African people have operated from the fringes of Eurocentric experience in the Western mind. Much of what we have studied in African history and culture, or literature and linguistics, ...

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After Mao What/h

by J. P. Jain

<p>Mao Tse-tung has dominated the Chinese domestic scene for well over four decades now. Ever since the 1935 Tsunyi Conference, he has been successful in asserting his leadership over the Chinese Communist Party and the People's Liberation ...

ISBN: 9780429727634

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After Such Knowledge, What Forgiveness?

My Encounters With Kurdistan

by Jonathan C. Randal

<p>This book is about the Kurds and Kurdistan, discussing Kurdish nationalist aspirations, the repeated Kurdish revolts, and the rogue chromosome in Kurdish genetics causes what Indians, with their love of fancy words, would call "fissiparous ...

ISBN: 9780429711138

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After The Eagles Landed

The Yemenites Of Israel *now Available Thru Waveland Press *waveland Tel#-708-634-0081

by Herbert S. Lewis

<p>This book portrays aspects of the life of a community of over 1,200 Jews who were either born in Yemen, or who were, in 1975–77, the young sons and daughters of immigrants from Yemen. It contains implications for the important and currently ...

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Agency and Gender in Gaza

Masculinity, Femininity and Family during the Second Intifada

by Aitemad Muhanna

<p>Drawing on rich interview material and adopting a life history approach, this book examines the agency of women living in insecure and uncertain conflict situations. It explores the effects of the Israeli policy of closure against Gaza and ...

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Agriculture And Equitable Growth

The Case Of Punjab-haryana

by John R. Westley

<p>This book aims to examine how the pattern of growth in the agricultural sectors has contributed to equitable growth and to assess the relevance of the relationship between agriculture and equitable growth in Punjab-Haryana for other states in

ISBN: 9780429711961

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Agriculture And Rural Development In The People's Republic Of The Congo

by G. Nguyen Tien Hung

<p>This comprehensive study outlines the current transformation in agriculture and its effect on the demography, development, and economy of the People’s Republic of the Congo. G. Nguyen Tien Hung analyzes fundamental structural changes within ...

ISBN: 9780429711626

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Aid Paradoxes in Afghanistan

Building and Undermining the State

by Nematullah Bizhan

<p>The relationship between aid and state building is highly complex and the effects of aid on weak states depend on donors’ interests, aid modalities and the recipient’s pre-existing institutional and socio-political conditions. This book ...

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Algeria

The Revolution Institutionalized

by John P. Entelis

<p>After over a century of intensive colonial rule and nearly eight years of revolutionary warfare, Algeria emerged in a state of total economic decrepitude and political backwardness. Yet in the two decades following independence in 1962 the ...

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Algeria and France

From Colonialism to Cooperation

by Dorothy Pickles

<p>Beginning as a small, seemingly insignificant rebellion in 1954, the Algerian struggle for independence assumed such proportions that it strangled France’s foreign policy, threatened her international relations, poisoned the political ...

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Along the River Road: Past and Present on Louisiana's Historic Byway

by Sternberg, Mary Ann

<P>Few thoroughfares offer as rich a history as Louisiana's River Road between New Orleans and Baton Rouge. In this third edition of her extremely popular guide, Along the River Road, Mary Ann Sternberg provides a revised introduction, new ...

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Alternate Civilities

Democracy And Culture In China And Taiwan

by Robert Paul Weller

<p>Alternate Civilities is an anthropologist's answer to the argument that China's cultural tradition renders it incapable of achieving an open political system. Robert Weller draws on his knowledge of both China and Taiwan to show how such ...

ISBN: 9780429982002

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Am I A Murderer?

Testament Of A Jewish Ghetto Policeman

by Calel Perechodnik

<p>In this moving memoir, a young Polish Jew chronicles his life under the Nazis. In the vain hope of protecting himself and his family, Calel Perechodnik made the wrenching decision to become a ghetto policeman in a small town near Warsaw. The ...

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America's British Culture

by Russell Kirk

<p>It is an incontestable fact of history that the United States, although a multiethnic nation, derives its language, mores, political purposes, and institutions from Great Britain. The two nations share a common history, religious heritage, ...

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America, The Gulf, And Israel

Centcom (central Command) And Emerging U.s. Regional Security Policies In The Middle East

by Dare Gold

<p>This book evaluates whether the military preparations made by US in the aftermath of Central Command's (CENTCOM) establishment, represent the kind of change in America's military relationship with the Middle East. It also evaluates the ...

ISBN: 9780429710049

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An African Aristocracy

Rank Among the Swazi

by Hilda Kuper

<p>Originally published in 1947 and reprinted with a new preface in 1961, this book is based on field studies and gives an account of the social organization of the Swazi, wiith special reference to the aristocratic structure of their society ...

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An Anatomy Of Ghanaian Politics

Managing Political Recession, 1969-1982

by Naomi Chazan

<p>The paths of African states have diverged markedly since the termination of colonial rule. Nevertheless, Ghana, the first African state to achieve independence, epitomizes both the political gyrations and the overall stagnation common to many

ISBN: 9780429725128

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An Introduction to the Modern Middle East

History, Religion, Political Economy, Politics

by David S. Sorenson

<p>Combining elements of comparative politics with a country-by-country analysis, author David S. Sorenson provides a complete and accessible introduction to the modern Middle East. With an emphasis on the politics of the region, the text also ...

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